Sampath 4/37 upsets NCC
Sri Lanka Army Sports Club created a major upset as they edged out
the more fancied NCC outfit by a solitary wicket in their SLC Premier
limited overs cricket tournament match worked off at Panagoda yesterday.
Leg spinner Sampath Perera snapped up four wickets for 37 to help
Army SC dismiss their opponents for 161 runs and then reached their
target with four deliveries and one wicket to spare.
NCC: 161 in 49.5 overs (Y. de Silva 40, S. Pussegolla 36, D.
Balasuriya 2 for 23, S. Perera 4 for 37)
Army SC: 162 for 9 in 49.2 overs (K. C. Prasad 69, D. Soysa 26, A.
Ganegama 3 for 33, M. Fernando 4 for 28)
Moors in thrilling win
Dynamic all rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige slammed a run a ball 48 with
two sixes and five boundaries to help Moors SC pull off a thrilling one
wicket victory on the Duckworth and Lewis scoring method in the last
ball of the innings over Bloomfield in their SLC Premier limited overs
cricket tournament match worked off at Reid Avenue yesterday.
Bloomfield: 169 for 6 in 40.2 overs (C. Silva 74 n.o, K. Gangodawila
35, N. Karunanayake 29 n.o, C. Welagedera 2 for 26, I. Gunasena 2 for
Moors SC: 175 for 9 in 33 overs (S. Kalawitigoda 32, D. Lokuhettige
48, S. Randiv 3 for 18, A. Ketapearachchi for 46, D. Munaweera 2 for 5)
Tharanga, Kaushal help SSC win
Skipper Tharanga Paranavithana and wicket keeper batsman Kaushal
Silva struck elegant half centuries to guide SSC to a convincing five
wicket victory over Colts CC in their SLC Premier limited overs cricket
tournament match worked off at Maitland Place yesterday.
Colts CC: 209 for 8 in 47 overs (M. Warnapura 19, J. Kulatunga 29, M.
Bandara 21, S. Silva 54, T. Perera 20, U. Manohara 2 for 37, S.
Senanayake 4 for 35, K. Lokuarachchi 2 for 22)
SSC: 214 for 5 in 45.2 overs (T. Paranavithana 51, H. Fernando 22, K.
Silva 65 n.o, L. Fernando 39 n.o, D. Perera 2 for 34)
Tamils by six wickets
An unfinished fifth wicket partnership of 98 runs between Sachithra
Serasinghe and Muthumudalige Pushpakumara helped Tamil Union beat
Baduraliya CC by six wickets in their SLC Premier limited overs cricket
tournament match worked off at the P. Saravanamuttu Oval yesterday.
Baduraliya CC: 160 in 41.4 overs (H. Wickremaratne 36, D. Arnolda 25,
I. Udana 3 for 32, M. Perera 2 for 30, J. Mendis 3 for 37)
Tamil Union: 162 for 4 in 38.1 overs (K. Gunawardena 27, J. Mendis
20, S. Serasinghe 50 n.o, M. Pushpakumara 49 n.o)
Sachith hero for CCC
A fine all round performance from Sachith Pathirana enabled CCC to
pull off a 57 run victory over Saracens SC on the Duckworth and Lewis
scoring method in their SLC Premier limited overs cricket tournament
match worked off at Maitland Crescent yesterday.
CCC: 185 for 5 in 45.3 overs (P. Dias 67, J. Mubarak 26, T. Mendis
20, S. Pathirana 43 n.o)
Saracens SC: 128 for 9 in 43 overs (D. Dahanayake 24, S. Dushantha
22, E. Gangoda 31, C. Vidanapathirana 2 for 14, S. Pathirana 2 for 23,
N. Perera 2 for 19)
Two splendid half centuries from opener Amal Ahulathmudali (53) and
Suresh Niroshan (67) helped Chilaw Marians SC beat Ragama CC by 101 runs
in their SLC Premier limited overs cricket tournament match worked off
at Braybrooke Place yesterday.
Chilaw Marians SC: 264 for 7 in 46.5 overs (A. Athulathmudali 53, M.
Udawatte 38, S. Niroshan 67, G. Wijekoon 27, P. Jansz 21 n.o, S. Perera
3 for 37)
Ragama CC: 163 in 35.5 overs (I. Daniel 36, I. de Saram 34, L.
Thirimanna 43, S. de Zoysa 32 n.o, A. Janoda 2 for 19, M. Siriwardena 3
for 20, R. Karunaratne 3 for 30)